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Re: Tankwa Cross Country 2017 new thread.
« Reply #20 on: July 26, 2017, 06:07:07 pm »
These Tankwa X Country branded shirts are 100% cotton that can be ordered as below (Barron Brand). Due to time constraints we would like orders be next Friday 4th August please.
If you would like to order please email your orders to celeste@westerncapeoffroad.co.za before next Friday


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Re: Tankwa Cross Country 2017 new thread.
« Reply #21 on: July 31, 2017, 04:22:16 pm »
Teaser video

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Re: Tankwa Cross Country 2017 new thread.
« Reply #22 on: August 01, 2017, 06:34:20 am »
Jeez it looks and sounds awesome, I need to get my ass in gear.
 

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Re: Tankwa Cross Country 2017 new thread.
« Reply #23 on: August 03, 2017, 10:25:54 am »
Video Clip while scouting Tankwa

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Re: Tankwa Cross Country 2017 new thread.
« Reply #24 on: August 03, 2017, 04:19:29 pm »
Tankwa 500 x Country  and Ceres Koue Bokkeveld Off-road ENTRIES OPEN at www.westerncapeoffroad.co.za

link   http://www.westerncapeoffroad.co.za/events.html
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Re: Tankwa Cross Country 2017 new thread.
« Reply #25 on: August 08, 2017, 06:40:20 pm »
Hi All,

We are having an informal presentation at Eddy2Race Cape Town

Wednesday 16th August 17H30 for 18H00    short power point with some pics, general talk about routes, gps, road book classes, useful  info, Q&A  etc....

All interested are welcome - Thanks Eddy 2 Race for the facility.
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Re: Tankwa Cross Country 2017 new thread.
« Reply #26 on: August 17, 2017, 10:08:31 am »
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Re: Tankwa Cross Country 2017 new thread.
« Reply #27 on: August 17, 2017, 11:02:08 pm »
Depending on requests we might have about 6 Rockfox roadbook holders for sale or hire.

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Re: Tankwa Cross Country 2017 new thread.
« Reply #28 on: August 18, 2017, 09:10:58 am »
As most will know, I am a rabid Tankwa DS rider, and have been up there many a time, always scoping out the vast landscape with longing, seeing awesome riding spots in a window shopping way... a bit like walking past a bike shop with an empty wallet   :'(

Check out the Dropbox link Clive shared in the post above (hint: if you have trouble downloading it, create a free dropbox account of your own, and under options, instead of downloading it, choose "Copy to my Dropbox" - it is instand - and you then download from your personal dropbox.)

If there is one ride you should do this year, whether you are a racer, or just a proficient plastic rider, this is it, the one, the must do.

My only comment, and you can ignore if you are a hard core racer, but this can be much more than a race, you need to bring yourself and your bike and do 500km of stunning riding over 2 days - to look after yourself and your bike and finish, you will also do well in the race standings.

Consider yourselves informed, ignore at your own cost,  you will be sorry.
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Re: Tankwa Cross Country 2017 new thread.
« Reply #29 on: August 18, 2017, 09:49:39 am »
As most will know, I am a rabid Tankwa DS rider, and have been up there many a time, always scoping out the vast landscape with longing, seeing awesome riding spots in a window shopping way... a bit like walking past a bike shop with an empty wallet   :'(

Check out the Dropbox link Clive shared in the post above (hint: if you have trouble downloading it, create a free dropbox account of your own, and under options, instead of downloading it, choose "Copy to my Dropbox" - it is instand - and you then download from your personal dropbox.)

If there is one ride you should do this year, whether you are a racer, or just a proficient plastic rider, this is it, the one, the must do.

My only comment, and you can ignore if you are a hard core racer, but this can be much more than a race, you need to bring yourself and your bike and do 500km of stunning riding over 2 days - to look after yourself and your bike and finish, you will also do well in the race standings.

Consider yourselves informed, ignore at your own cost,  you will be sorry.
I am old fashioned and do no  like to log on and register to things if not ABSOLUTELY necessary.

You can bypass the Dropbox story and download directly like so:
On [Download] button  Click on down arrow.  then [Direct Download]  If download does not start and a new popup open click on blue link right at bottom of  popup.

On mine the document sometimes sommer download directly in the browser. ??

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Re: Tankwa Cross Country 2017 new thread.
« Reply #30 on: August 18, 2017, 02:41:36 pm »
Race Village Tents Available



Ripstop Dome Tents can be pre ordered for the event. Tents include two camping mattresses will be up and ready on arrival.
R200 per night per Tent (bargain sleeps two).
Orders mailed to Celeste please.     celeste@westerncapeoffroad.co.za
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Re: Tankwa Cross Country 2017 new thread.
« Reply #31 on: September 06, 2017, 09:45:05 am »
As most will know, I am a rabid Tankwa DS rider, and have been up there many a time, always scoping out the vast landscape with longing, seeing awesome riding spots in a window shopping way... a bit like walking past a bike shop with an empty wallet   :'(

Check out the Dropbox link Clive shared in the post above (hint: if you have trouble downloading it, create a free dropbox account of your own, and under options, instead of downloading it, choose "Copy to my Dropbox" - it is instand - and you then download from your personal dropbox.)

If there is one ride you should do this year, whether you are a racer, or just a proficient plastic rider, this is it, the one, the must do.

My only comment, and you can ignore if you are a hard core racer, but this can be much more than a race, you need to bring yourself and your bike and do 500km of stunning riding over 2 days - to look after yourself and your bike and finish, you will also do well in the race standings.

Consider yourselves informed, ignore at your own cost,  you will be sorry.

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I can't make it to this event and I am SHATTERED! I am also not a racer, but rather a dual sport rider - in fact, a bit of a pathetic one at it . . . I only get to do 2 - 3 weekend trips a year.

Nonetheless, I can vouch for this event!! The preparation by the organisers is PHENOMENAL - I was privileged to catch a glimpse of it (and of the route) while helping out for a weekend (a month ago) and it is pretty amazing.

If you are a half decent rider with a rally bike or lighter (I wouldn't make it on my F650GS Dakar) go for it! [if you can still get an entry]  :thumleft:
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Re: Tankwa Cross Country 2017 new thread.
« Reply #32 on: September 06, 2017, 11:34:52 am »

The preparation by the organisers is PHENOMENAL - I was privileged to catch a glimpse of it (and of the route) ...

If you are a half decent rider with a rally bike or lighter (I wouldn't make it on my F650GS Dakar) go for it! [if you can still get an entry]  :thumleft:


Was out there the weekend, coming back afterwards, I decided  I will stage a "come back"  (If Mayweather can, so can I)

I will get fit and start racing again for this, next year I will be on that starting line...it is that awesome, and bucket list worthy   :thumleft:
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Re: Tankwa Cross Country 2017 new thread.
« Reply #33 on: September 06, 2017, 12:37:24 pm »




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Re: Tankwa Cross Country 2017 new thread.
« Reply #34 on: September 08, 2017, 09:18:00 am »
TODAY  is exactly 2 weeks to the start of the time trail... :deal:

Just saying..get your race face on, sort out your entry, sort out your kit, and let the anticipation begin.

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Re: Tankwa Cross Country 2017 new thread.
« Reply #35 on: September 08, 2017, 11:24:07 am »
Just an update on the above:

The race is open to club members, with an MSA club member LICENSE.

As this race is not a regular off road race, attracting the attention of  more than the usual riff raff that hangs out WCOC, and if you are not riff raff, you need to:

1.   Be member of a club, you can join WCOC by completing the application form:  http://www.westerncapeoffroad.co.za/downloads.html.
      You will notice that there is a joining fee... this will be waived by WCOC

2.   On joining the club, you will be provided a letter of membership, which you take to https://www.msaonline.co.za/, register, and apply for a MSA    licsense, small fee involved.

3.  Once sorted as a licensed lunatic, with MSA Licsense in hand, you can then enter the race - it is manual entry.
     Go to http://www.westerncapeoffroad.co.za/events.html, find the "Tankwa Entry Form", complete and mail to e-mail provided.

Guys..this race is shaping to become an iconic event - be one of the original field of competitors - the finishers medals are cast jobbies and really collectible.
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Re: Tankwa Cross Country 2017 new thread.
« Reply #36 on: September 11, 2017, 02:37:13 pm »
Hi Guys

With Koue Bokkeveld 400 dust this weekend
PLEASE  we need to know numbers of who is coming. we also would like to send out bike & vehicle stickers

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Re: Tankwa Cross Country 2017 new thread.
« Reply #37 on: September 11, 2017, 09:06:09 pm »
Hi Clive,

Cath, myself & the 2 girls will be coming up to support and spectate  :thumleft:
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Re: Tankwa Cross Country 2017 new thread.
« Reply #38 on: September 12, 2017, 10:13:42 am »
I'll be coming up to spectate, possibly with another bike or two tagging along.
- you reckon that thing will pop a wheelie? We're about to find out, SLAP that pig!
 

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Re: Tankwa Cross Country 2017 new thread.
« Reply #39 on: September 13, 2017, 02:10:59 pm »
TANKWA X 500 RALLY

22 - 24 SEPTEMBER 2017

SPYSKAART



ONTBYT

Gevulde groot ontbytbun met eier, bacon, tamatie en kaas  (R30)
Geroosterde broodjie met ham, kaas, tamatie en eier (R25)
Pap en sous met 2 stukke boerewors (R40)
Koffie / Tee (R10)


MIDDAGETE / GEDURENDE DIE DAG

Potjiekos (R30)         
Gevulde roosterkoek (Wors&Smoor = R25)
Gevulde Roosterkoek (Kerriemaalvleis = R30)
Roosterkoek hamburger  = R30)
Pannekoek (Soet = R6)
Pannekoek (Gevul = R20)
      
                  
Nagereg (R15)



AANDETE (R100)
Braaipak (vleis & wors)         
Roosterkoek               
Slaai
               

                     

Beskikbaar deur die dag:

Koffie / tee
Koeldrank en water
Bar fasiliteite
Fire wood
ice

JAMMER GEEN KAARTFASILITEITE.         SLEGS KONTANT
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